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Old 06-01-2011, 10:35 AM
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There is a 47 year old guy that skate here in the town I'm currently in. He's the best in town. He said he's going to be the greatest when he's 50. He skate drunk too and that builds up his confidence. He's awesome. Lol.

I'm hoping that I can remove the amber reflector completely. I wonder if it would look good if I leave it off.
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Re: lll2for3lll's Projector Retrofit Project

dont leave it off................looks unfinished

just paint or tint it or leave it stock
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Old 06-01-2011, 10:40 AM
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dont leave it off................looks unfinished

just paint or tint it or leave it stock
Thanks. My question has finally been answered. Lol.
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Re: lll2for3lll's Projector Retrofit Project

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There is a 47 year old guy that skate here in the town I'm currently in. He's the best in town. He said he's going to be the greatest when he's 50. He skate drunk too and that builds up his confidence. He's awesome. Lol.

I'm hoping that I can remove the amber reflector completely. I wonder if it would look good if I leave it off.
haha, i got a couple friends who are at the age in skateboarding--shhh dont say 45'ish is old to them though-- but really, its like wine...we get better with age. besides after a certain point we end up skating bowls and minis more often and i love half pipes. its wine baby!

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dont leave it off................looks unfinished

just paint or tint it or leave it stock
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would be badass if that amber was available in clear...... ssshhhhhh
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Re: lll2for3lll's Projector Retrofit Project

paint the amber part and put it back on.

if you want SOME AMBER you need to tape off the part where the side bulb shines thru.


and with the window weld.....i pull it a bit to make sure I can fit it in the channel. i also lay it all in the base then I heat it up BEFORE I stick it together.

i used some strap clamps to then squeeze it all together. i use a squeeze clamp all around the outside rim too.

then leave it overnight to harden/
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Old 06-01-2011, 11:43 AM
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Re: lll2for3lll's Projector Retrofit Project

I know about stretching the Windo Weld. I have money put aside for clamps and all the other stuff I need.

Strap clamps? I have to make sure I get the right size squeeze clamps.

I'm debating rather if I should paint the front bezel with my WK paint code. In talking about painting the front bottom and circles around the reflectors that DCspecials painted Red on the demon quads. And then I'll leave the reflectors and shrouds chrome.
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Re: lll2for3lll's Projector Retrofit Project

my first set was JUST PAINTED and i left everything that was 'vertical lines' chrome but it was a PITA taping it off. need gentle tape or the chrome comes off UGH/ either paint or leave the entire reflector set/



the strap clamp i found at the depot in clamp area. its like a ratchet strap but much longer. the reason i did it with them was due to the shape of the light is kind of hard to squeeze it back together. the strap can go around most any shape/
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Old 06-01-2011, 12:15 PM
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Re: lll2for3lll's Projector Retrofit Project

what color are you looking to paint the insides?
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they call it 'BAND CLAMP'

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Old 06-01-2011, 12:41 PM
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Re: lll2for3lll's Projector Retrofit Project

I used normal blue painters tape when I masked off the chrome for paint on my first attempt

I then painted the entire headlights black after I didnt like the look.....

current paint scheme:



with the chrome reflectors and projector shrouds left alone:



was not a fan of leaving the chrome..........looked too crooked and showed the spacing behind the shrouds
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Ok. Maybe I'll just leave the painting alone.
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Re: lll2for3lll's Projector Retrofit Project

The painting is the easy crap lol
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